The National Association for Children of Addiction produces a booklet called “Tools for Kids” to support healthy development of children impacted by addiction in their family. The 2023 version of the booklet provides children with important information about addiction, how addiction impacts kids, what kids can do, and how children
Shared by United Resource Connection September 1, 2023
The National Institute on Drug Abuse produces educational materials concerning drug abuse and addiction. These materials are freely available in .pdf format and can be downloaded for use in drug treatment settings. The .pdfs are available in English and Spanish, and are collected into categories including “Drug Facts“, “Policy Briefs“,
Shared by United Resource Connection August 11, 2023
Data shows a significant national rise in Opioid Use Disorder and babies with Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome presenting at hospitals for labor and delivery. The tragic nature of this situation does not always produce compassion and best practices toward the mother or infant, even among well intentioned care providers. Two
Shared by United Resource Connection March 1, 2023
A free, evidence-based online course, Fentanyl Facts and Overdose Risk, has been developed in partnership with the Addiction Policy Forum and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The course discusses facts about fentanyl in the U.S., the increasing risk of overdose, and resources for communities to address the increasing risks.
Shared by United Resource Connection February 24, 2023
Ohio Hamilton County Coroner, Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco, and Cincinnati DEA Resident Agent, Joe Reder, presented a drug prevention education series with Cincinnati Country Day high school students. The presentation included the latest on fentanyl, meth, and date rape drugs. The presentations were recorded and are available for viewing on YouTube.
Shared by United Resource Connection February 15, 2023
For children and young adults of families impacted by addiction, the holidays, substance misuse, and its related stresses may bring on a great deal of additional fear and isolation. Here are some resources and guidance that can be used to help them through the season. The National Association for Children
Shared by United Resource Connection December 23, 2022